CHARLES DREW  By Elizabeth DeBord and Louella Fields
COLLEGE MAN  <ul><li>Drew went to about 3 different colleges. </li></ul><ul><li>When he was studying at Columbia in the la...
TIMELINE   Drew was born June 3, 1904 in Washington, D.C. 1939 Drew married Minnie Lenore Robbins and had 4 kids together ...
COLLEGE ALLSTAR <ul><li>When Drew was younger it didn’t really look like he was going to be a doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>At...
REVOLUTION OF THE BLOOD BANK <ul><li>Drew was the first person to make the blood bank. </li></ul><ul><li>His introduction ...
REVOLUTION OF THE BLOOD BANK… CONT. <ul><li>He also established the American Red Cross Blood Bank, of which he was the fir...
SURGEON TRAINING <ul><li>In 1941, Dr. Drew returned to Howard University, where he gained new interest, particularly in th...
RED CROSS <ul><li>The experience gained through Dr. Drew's efforts at the Red Cross New York center proved invaluable. </l...
DREW’S IMPACT… <ul><li>The blood bank allowed blood transfusion to be more efficient when it came down to which blood type...
THE LOSS OF A GENIUS <ul><li>Mankind suffered a great loss in 1950. </li></ul><ul><li>At the age of 45, Dr. Drew was kille...
CHARLES DREW… Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Located in Los Angeles, California There he is, teaching you...
SOURCES  <ul><li>http://www.biography.com/people/charles-drew-9279094   </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ideafinder.com/histor...
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  1. 1. CHARLES DREW By Elizabeth DeBord and Louella Fields
  2. 2. COLLEGE MAN <ul><li>Drew went to about 3 different colleges. </li></ul><ul><li>When he was studying at Columbia in the late 30’s he started researching the properties and preservation of blood plasma. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon he found efficient ways to process and store blood plasma. </li></ul><ul><li>Thus blood banks were born! </li></ul>
  3. 3. TIMELINE Drew was born June 3, 1904 in Washington, D.C. 1939 Drew married Minnie Lenore Robbins and had 4 kids together 1940 he finished his thesis “Banked Blood: A study in blood preservation 1941 Drew appointed supervisor of Blood for Britain 1950 he died April 1 in a car crash
  4. 4. COLLEGE ALLSTAR <ul><li>When Drew was younger it didn’t really look like he was going to be a doctor. </li></ul><ul><li>At Dunbar he was a four letter-man. </li></ul><ul><li>When he attended Amherst College he was a star athlete, all-American half-back, and captain of his college football team. </li></ul>
  5. 5. REVOLUTION OF THE BLOOD BANK <ul><li>Drew was the first person to make the blood bank. </li></ul><ul><li>His introduction of a system for the storing of blood plasma revolutionized the medical profession. </li></ul><ul><li>Drew first used his system during World War II. </li></ul><ul><li>He organized the world's first blood bank project  in 1940 – “Blood for Britain”. </li></ul>
  6. 6. REVOLUTION OF THE BLOOD BANK… CONT. <ul><li>He also established the American Red Cross Blood Bank, of which he was the first director. </li></ul><ul><li>Due to his research on how to store blood many people who would’ve died in WWII didn’t. </li></ul>
  7. 7. SURGEON TRAINING <ul><li>In 1941, Dr. Drew returned to Howard University, where he gained new interest, particularly in the training of young surgeons. </li></ul><ul><li>He had spent a total of seven months in the two blood projects, yet in this very brief but productive period of his professional life. </li></ul><ul><li>He made a contribution to what was to become a successful World War II blood procurement effort. </li></ul>
  8. 8. RED CROSS <ul><li>The experience gained through Dr. Drew's efforts at the Red Cross New York center proved invaluable. </li></ul><ul><li>During World War II, 35 blood bank centers were in being used. </li></ul><ul><li>By war's end, millions of donations had been received by the Red Cross, donations that made the saving of thousands of lives of wounded U.S. servicemen lives possible. </li></ul>
  9. 9. DREW’S IMPACT… <ul><li>The blood bank allowed blood transfusion to be more efficient when it came down to which blood type is which. </li></ul><ul><li>Soldiers during World War II were saved, both white and black. </li></ul>
  10. 10. THE LOSS OF A GENIUS <ul><li>Mankind suffered a great loss in 1950. </li></ul><ul><li>At the age of 45, Dr. Drew was killed in an car accident while driving to a scientific conference. </li></ul><ul><li>His pioneering medical work has endured. </li></ul><ul><li>Many lives have been saved because of his genius at turning basic biological research into practical production methods is impossible to figure out. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CHARLES DREW… Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Located in Los Angeles, California There he is, teaching young surgeons Drew
  12. 12. SOURCES <ul><li>http://www.biography.com/people/charles-drew-9279094 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/drew.htm </li></ul>

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